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October 2023

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October 3, 2023

A belated birthday post on the numerical significances of 64. Also, one of the most expensive substances, hiring more people, an invisible epidemic, the fighting Quakers, Maggie's link for my birthday, and iOS 17 Passwords new trick.

We work out the formula for the area of a triangle on the surface of a sphere and it's amazingly cool.

On making adjustments (or not) to my books and training because we're all constantly changing.

October 10, 2023

Keeping track of the extra stuff we need. Also, Ford's Theatre tix, You can ask for help, a math reaction video, celebrating a SF bike protest, Christopher Columbus, Maggie's link to a rage thrower, and the economics Nobel and the gender pay gap.

In this video we start with a member macro and show that it can also be an extension macro. In other words, attached macros can be multiple types.

When the mountains that surround you become your mountains. Redefining your place in the world.

October 17, 2023

Two very different views of quiet quitting. Also, plotting and pantsing, Amazon Ring contacts police, a chatbot encourages a man to kill the Queen, we grow more progressive as we age, Maggie's link to visiting 1-star review restaurants, and unpacking empathy in user research.

We create a Declaration macro that takes SF Symbol names as strings and produces an enum.

On making small adjustments and deciding not to wait.

October 24, 2023

Life lessons from learning to dance. Also, what's in that drink bottle you've ordered, the difficulties of talking about Israel, phone number scams, EPCOT 40 years ago, Maggie's link to her old marching band, and Tim Bray on privilege.

In this first look at Diagnostics, we use a DiagnosticMessage to provide the developer using our macro with more information on what went wrong and how to fix it.

Bagels at home. A little planning and preparation make seemingly complex tasks doable.

October 31, 2023

A Halloween essay on a treat worth giving. Also, a deck of heroes, the benefits of chicken soup, advice on disruptive behaviors, the Whole Earth Catalog, Maggie's link to the FNAF trailer, and Paul Samuels on Parameter Packs.

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